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Keer, River
runs into:-    Morecambe Bay

civil parish:-   Hutton (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Burton-in-Kendal (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
locality type:-   boundary
locality type:-   county boundary
1Km square:-   SD5675 (etc) 
10Km square:-   SD57
county:-   Lancashire
current boundary
locality:-   Cumbria boundary
old boundary
locality:-   Westmorland boundary
locality:-   Lancashire boundary

BNC49.jpg  At High Keer Bridge.
(taken 20.12.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 47 14) 
placename:-  Keer, River
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38) 
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, continuation of the Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 241, Lancashire. 
River crossed by the road at:-  "Care bridge"
which is High Keer Bridge? 
item:-  JandMN : 21
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evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, The District of the Lakes, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, 1818, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, et al, 1833.
item:-  JandMN : 48.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Keer River
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"Keer R."
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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SD522719 High Keer Bridge ()
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